Virtual Reality is set to take over the world as we know it in more than one way. Being able to enjoy an array of life-like experiences from the comfort of your home, using a headset to experience out of the ordinary things may become a norm sooner than you think. And that all begins with having the best vr apps & experiences.

With a growing set of polished devices, VR headsets are getting better and easier for the everyday consumer. You can check out a more extensive list of Social VR devices here, but for today we will focus on the Oculus Go, an entry-point VR Headset that we love. 

Once you’ve received your Oculus Go first download the Oculus App – you can get a Go on Amazon if you don’t have one yet. Once you have downloaded the Oculus app, you can easily manage your Oculus GO headset and enjoy the best Oculus Go Apps available online!

Let’s give you a 360 degree view of the best apps & experiences that can be enjoyed on the evolved Oculus Go headset.

Here are the 20 Best Oculus Go App That We Recommend

The following list of the best Oculus Go apps is in no particular order. These offer a mix of everything the Oculus Go has to offer. 

HOPPIN’ WORLD – Travel The World With 360 Video Teleportation

We may be bit biased on this one as it’s our own app, but it’s definitely one of our personal favourites in our list of the top 20 best Oculus Go apps. If you haven’t tried it yet, please do!!

Don’t postpone that holiday that you’ve been meaning to take with the folks. If you are miles apart, make it happen virtually! Offering a fully interactive and involved experience, the Hoppin’ World app allows you meet with friends and family around the world through 360 videos of cool places, and it enables you to feel what it is like to actually be in those places. If you are an enthusiastic content creator and want to share it with the world, you can apply to have it added on Hoppin’ World. Upon approval, have it published and share your experience with all the other users. 

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1866016286807254/?locale=en_US.

EPIC ROLLER COASTERS – Roller Coasters in VR 

Who doesn’t feel the need to break the monotony of routine with some adrenaline? Conclude your work day with a high intensity virtual roller coaster experience. As it is a fast paced experience, don’t go for it if you easily get motion sickness or are underage. 

Price: Free

You can find this app here: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1644126292264565/?locale=en_US.

ALTSPACE VR – Meet With People In Virtual Spaces 

If your busy schedule has isolated you from having a social life, try this app today. It does not feature a high intensity gaming experience, neither does it harp on cinematic brilliance. It simply brings individuals to have a virtual social interaction. Indulge in social activities with people from around the world and be able to have easy everyday communication. 

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/941480505944712/?locale=en_GB.

PET LAB – Create Fantasy Pets

Indulge in customizing a magical creature to accompany you in your virtual expeditions. Pet Lab allows you to entertain yourself with a fantasy pet shop. Encounter a number of challenges and puzzles along your virtual way. An amusing app that keeps kids entertained.

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1107042066064323/?locale=en_US.

POKER VR – Play Poker In VR

As the name suggests, it is very straight forward. Avatars of different players from around the world can partake in the game of virtual poker. Make your way to the top of the game by competing with the other players. Also, customize your character/avatar using thousands of customizations. This app is available to the Oculus Go and the Oculus Quest.

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/686548444781796/?locale=en_US.

OCULUS VENUES (Soon to be Horizons) – The Facebook VR World

If you own an Oculus headset, this is one of the first apps you should download. Venues enables a user to virtually be present at various events from around the world without having to travel all the way. Be it a concert or a basketball game happening in the other part of the world, if you have got the venues app, you won’t miss being at your favourite events from around the world!

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1555304044520126/?locale=en_US.

FACE YOUR FEARS – Horror In VR

While the headset can serve every other experience available to you, horror is one of the most engaging genres (if you enjoy getting scared out of your mind). A virtual experience that sends chills down your spine can be downloaded at the click of a button. Enjoy virtual horror on a device with no wires and graphics that will give you the shivers. 

Price: Free with In-App Purchases

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/gear-vr/1168200286607832/?locale=en_US.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC VR –  National Geographic 360 Videos

This is one of our personal favourites in our list of the top 20 best Oculus Go apps.

Nature is therapeutic. In today’s day and age, cutting yourself off from the concrete world and immersing in nature calms the mind. Be part of a trek, dive with sharks, climb mountains, visit the limits of outer space and interact with animals using this app. Basically, everything you wanted to do when you put on the National Geographic channel is now, just a headset away! If you don’t have a headset yet, you can find one here on amazon.

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/2252817104759749/?locale=en_US.

CATAN VR – Play Catan In VR – One of the Best Oculus Go Apps

If you are hooked to board games as much as we are, you’d love this app! Play your favourite board game in a virtual set up. Get competitive in an immersive board game with different players from around the world. This one is a very cool take on the famous game Settlers of Catan.

Price: $10+

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/gear-vr/2027653017260426/?locale=en_US.

MELODY VR – Music VR

Ever thought of being part of a Wiz Khalifa concert from your couch? Imagine the comfort! Nothing better than a musical experience to rejuvenate your tired mind after a tiresome day at work. The Melody VR app enables you to indulge in the best musical experiences/concerts and shows from around the world. A must-download for music lovers!

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1168045643267750/?locale=en_US.

RUSH – Multiplayer Base Jumping Simulation  

The child in you always yearns to see what it would be like to fly. We’ve grown up watching larger than life characters on screen and admit it or not, everyone has wanted to dive into the TV screen and be a part of it. Well, this app enables you to immerse in flight, with other people and doing specific acrobatic missions and adventures. It enhances experiences of high adrenaline games and others of the like.

Price: $9.95

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1279952315376503/

BAIT – Fishing In VR

This app will take you back to the holiday-fishing experience with your folks. With high resolution graphics, you can immerse yourself in the pristine landscapes. Bait fish at the virtual lake and relax by the water. This seems like a natural or life-like experience, owing to the accurate gamification. This experience has been acknowledged by sought after publications like The Verge as a high value experience.

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/967457083325115/?locale=en_US.

VIRTUAL VIRTUAL REALITY – Experience Virtual Spaces

Having it all in one place is rather delightful. Be spoilt for choice with the Virtual Virtual Reality app. Be able to enter multiple virtual realities in one experience. Once you are in an experience, escape the set up by entering another experience in the same VR session.

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1389161184521528/?locale=en_US.

APOLLO 11 VR – Astronaut Experience

Specifically themed around the Apollo 11 journey taken into outer space by NASA, indulge in an educational journey.

The most remarkable accomplishment of mankind. Experience outer space and it’s marvels when you embark on this virtual journey using the Apollo 11 VR app on the Oculus Go.

Price: $5.95

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1423686654360310/?locale=en_US.

COSPACES VR – Create Your Own 3D Spaces

Indulge in a rather creative virtual reality experience. You create your own 3D VR experience using any browser on a computer and then experience that virtually using the app and a VR headset. This app is a useful tool for creative people and can help in educating students.

Price: Free

You can find this app here:  

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/gear-vr/1161600253887998/?locale=en_US.

WONDERFUL YOU – Sense Development 

An offbeat but very interesting concept – The Wonderful You app takes you through the journey of development of your senses. Taking you back in time, you witness and get a sense of how your senses developed inside your mother’s womb. This app has been acknowledged for serving a completely surreal experience. 

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1458677940864975/?locale=en_US.

GALA 360 – Travel Experience 

Much like the name, the app promises expeditions from around the world. An amalgamation of experiences experienced by others are carefully curated and presented virtually. Experience a curated experience of a country or city that you’ve been meaning to explore from the comfort of your couch. As they say, see the world from another persons eyes, well, you can literally do that with this app. 

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1039691276148629/?locale=en_US.

WANDER – Travel Experience 

Have you ever wanted to go back and forth in time during your travel? Well, if you are a travel + history enthusiast, indulge in this app. Wander, as the name suggests, enables you to galavant across continents, go back and forth in time to experience different eras. It offers special features like speech recognition for searching. Has a Google Street View and Wikipedia integration for location based learning and features multiple navigation modes. 

Price: $4.95

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1887977017892765/?locale=en_US.

DEAD SECRET – Horror Experience

This horror based app is a sure adrenaline rush. Upon diving into the VR experience, one dons the role of a detective and solves murder mysteries, track down killers and try staying alive. It’s a treat for those of you who are amused by horror.

Price: Free

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/994229133962087/?locale=en_US.

OCEAN RIFT – Underwater VR Experience

An underwater VR experience. Experience an underwater safari or Zoo. Explore the underwater life, sea creatures and learn. This is also deemed as a lucrative choice to pull people into the world of VR. 

Price: $11.95

You can find this app here: 

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1249878741704255/?locale=en_US.

And That’s Our List of The 20 Best Oculus Go Apps 

With so many VR apps for this spectacular device, there should be nothing stopping you to dive into as many as you like, today! If you haven’t already tried social VR apps, here is an article outlining what Social VR is and which experiences you should try out.

In any case, we recommend you to try Hoppin for an ultimate virtual travel experience. What’s better than hanging out with your friends and family virtually? Imagine hanging out with them on top of the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, while laying in your bedroom. Install the app, invite some friends on your Oculus Go, and jump into Hoppin’ to explore the world.

Ps. If you have Oculus Go favourites that weren’t on this list of the best oculus go apps, please add them in the comments!

Until Next Time,

The Hoppin’ Team

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3 Comments

  1. Update: Ocean Rift costs £7.99, Apollo is £3.99. Cannot find Dragon Front at all.

    Thanks we will update!


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